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Diamond and Sapphire, Ruby and 18k Yellow Gold Butterfly Brooch

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A stunning, fine and impressive 1.46 carat diamond, 2.62 carat sapphire and 1.10 carat ruby and 18 karat yellow gold butterfly brooch with a silver setting; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections This impressive antique butterfly brooch has been crafted in 18k yellow gold with a silver setting. The brooch has been modelled in the form of a butterfly. The pierced decorated forewings are each embellished with three sapphire cabochons, yellow gold set to the outer margins. The shaped yellow gold sub margins of the hindwings are both ornamented with a sapphire cabochon. The wings have a pierced decorated form embellished with a total of twenty-four, silver set Dutch cut diamonds of various sizes. The butterfly's thorax is accented with a bezel set sapphire cabochon and two Old European round cut diamonds represent the eyes. The shaped basals of the forewings and the butterfly's abdomen are accented with a total of five ruby cabochons. The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and safety clip. The brooch has been hallmarked to the pin however this is worn and illegible and therefor has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18k gold with a silver setting. This impressive antique Victorian brooch is supplied with two independent diamond grading report cards. Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone. Ruby Quality Colour Red Cut Cabochon Content 1.10 carats Sapphire Quality Colour Blue Cut Cabochon Content 2.62 carats Diamond Quality Colour (average grades) G Clarity (average grades) SI1 Cut Dutch / Old European round Content (total) 1.46 carats Dimensions Length of setting 3.6cm/1.41" Width of setting 4.5cm/1.77" Height of setting 1.4mm/0.55" Date: Circa 1890 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewelry/estate jewelry. SKU: A6026

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  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
    Unknown
  • Stone
  • Condition
    Excellent. The brooch is fine quality, set with rubies, sapphires and very well colour matched, very high colour graded old cut diamonds. The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition..
  • Seller location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller reference number
    A6026
  • Reference number
    LU12821900273

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